BACKING OUR MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES IN BUSINESS AND RETIREMENT

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the Morrison Government will invest $15 million to strengthen multicultural communities in Bonner. “Mr Vasta the Morrison Government will further strengthen our reputation as the most successful immigrant country in the world by helping migrants start new businesses, support elderly migrants access aged care services and choose the…

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VASTA COMMITS $1.8 MILLION FOR WYNNUM NETBALL COURTS

A re-elected Morrison Government will provide $1.8 million to deliver the Bayside’s only freestanding Netball Courts for Wynnum Netball Club. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said building these local courts is a key priority for the LNP because of the significant benefits for the Bayside community and the more than 204 players at the…

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$52.2 MILLION TO IMPROVE WOMEN’S HEALTH

The Liberal National Government has launched the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 with more than $50 million in funding to improve women’s health in areas such as ovarian cancer and endometriosis. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta welcomed the announcement and said the National Women’s Health Strategy will set out a national approach to improving…

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MORE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR REGIONAL STUDENTS IN BONNER

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has encouraged students living in Bonner to apply for a Government-funded scholarship to assist with the costs of their tertiary education. Applications are now open for scholarships under the expanded $58.1 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program. Mr Vasta said eligible students could benefit from up to $18,000 towards…

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2019–20 BUDGET DELIVERS FOR BONNER

Queensland is set to benefit from the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s record $100 billion infrastructure investment over 10 years with an additional $4 billion delivered in the 2019–20 Budget, bringing total infrastructure investment in the state to more than $25 billion from 2013–14. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the Government was getting…

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON DRAFT TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR ROYAL COMMISSION

Ross Vasta is encouraging people with disability, their families or carers, in Bonner, to have their say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. Mr Vasta welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement today to begin an important public consultation process to shape the scope…

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GREATER RECOGNITION FOR VETS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN BONNER

NEW legislation introduced into Federal Parliament will provide better recognition of the unique nature of military service and further acknowledge the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. The Government’s Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019 will establish an Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant, and as part of a wider recognition…

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BONNER STUDENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS SIMPSON PRIZE

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has congratulated a local student who was named a Queensland Winner in a prestigious national history competition that explored the Anzac spirit. Shanelle Van Der Merwe from Year 10 at Citipointe Christian College was one of eight young Australians awarded the Simpson Prize, which encourages participants to explore the…

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